Chakdaha, July 2: Police today arrested a fake dentist from his chamber in Gorachandtala area of Nadia’s Chakdaha. Accused ‘doctor’ identified as Swapan Sarkar, has been practicing for long claiming to be a ‘Bachelor of Dental Surgery’ (BDS).
A resident of Tantla area, Swapan was produced before the additional chief judicial magistrate’s court in Kalyani who ordered five days police custody for him. Police sources said that the arrest was made on the basis of complaints lodged by some persons from Gorachandtala. He was charged with cheating, forgery.
A team of police on visited Sarkar’s chamber and asked him to produce documents in support of his doctoral qualification. Sub divisional police officer of Kalyani Uttam Ghosh said: “The doctor could not produce any document in support of his degree”. An investigating officer of Chakdaha police station said that Sarkar also claimed to be qualified doctor in alternative medicine, but failed to produce any documents in support of his claim to. Sources said Sarkar has three other chambers located